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103 Reclaiming Parental Authority

Ron Taffel

Ron TaffelHow can parents compete with the near unlimited access to information, family-supplanting youth culture, and social pressures of today’s kids? Ron Taffel’s parenting Webcast Session addresses these and more challenges to parental authority Continue reading

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104 Overcoming Your Fears of Couples Therapy

Ellyn Bader and Peter Pearson

Ellyn BaderPeter PearsonThe unique demands and challenges of couples therapy—high volatility, extreme disengagement, and the need for a highly directive therapist—can be daunting for even the most skilled individual therapist. In their Webcast Session on couples Continue reading

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105 Spirituality and Its Discontents

Jack Kornfield

Jack KornfieldGiven the ever-growing popularity of mindfulness, more people are adopting the mistaken belief that simply spending enough time in lotus pose is the key to solving all their life difficulties and insecurities. In this Webcast Session on mindfulness Continue reading

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106 Are We Too Attached to Attachment Theory?

Jerome Kagan

Jerome KaganHas attachment theory risen to such prominence in our field because of its scientific merit, or is it merely a product of its time that’s losing its shine with age? In this Webcast Session, Jerome Kagan makes the case against popular Continue reading

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107 The Body In Trauma Work

Pat Ogden

Pat OgdenMany of our clients enter our offices expecting to do nothing more than talk about the past. But as Pat Ogden demonstrates in this Webcast Session on trauma, therapists can also work with the body to help trauma clients create a “somatic narrative” Continue reading

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204 Suggesting Mindfulness

Michael Yapko

Michael YapkoWe often think of mindfulness as a solitary, self-directed practice that makes clients less reactive to outer (and inner) voices. But as Michael Yapko argues in this Webcast Session, guiding our clients into mindfulness features an inevitable dimension not present in solitary meditation. Continue reading

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206 Understanding Polyvagal Theroy

Stephen Porges

Stephen PorgesPsychophysiologist Stephen Porges’s research on the polyvagal nervous system has deepened our understanding of the evolutionary roots of trauma and anxiety. In this Webcast Session, he highlights the roles of the parasympathetic nervous system and social engagement in making us feel safe and calm enough to self-regulate. Continue reading

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207 Truth Telling in Couples Work

David Schnarch

David SchnarchIn order to be effective couples therapists, we have to be realistic about our clients’ capacity to manipulate, lie to, and harm each other. In this Webcast Session on couples, David Schnarch shares a clinical method that challenges clients by focusing on their sense of adult responsibility rather than childish entitlement. Join us as he demonstrates the importance of: Continue reading

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209 Trauma in Context

Ken Hardy

Ken HardyThe sociocultural dimensions of what can keep traumatized clients stuck—issues like family dynamics, poverty and racism—are too often ignored in clinical work. In this session from our Webcast Series on trauma, Kenneth Hardy underlines the relevance of these sociocultural issues and teaches you how to:

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303 Confidentiality, Secrets, and Dealing with Affairs

Esther Perel

Esther PerelWorking through affairs in therapy means digging into the layers of hurt, betrayal, secrecy, and unexplored desire that both lead to and result from infidelity. In her Webcast Session, Esther Perel discusses how to navigate this maze of emotions Continue reading

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306 Transcending the Habitual

Eugene Gendlin

Eugene GendlinAt times, therapists can make the mistake of putting more focus on clients’ emotions than on their whole lived experience. In this Webcast Session, Eugene Gendlin makes the case for getting our clients to deliberately focus on the body and sense the full Continue reading

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308 A Mind-Body Approach to Depression

James Gordon

James GordonA new vision of integrative mental health that goes beyond the “talking cure” is emerging in our profession. This Webcast Session on depression reflects our growing awareness of the inseparability of mind and body. Acquire a wide range of mind-body Continue reading

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403 Family Therapy for the Postmodern Family

Martha Straus

Martha StrausBringing kids together with their parents, both in and out of the consulting room, is often easier said than done. As Martha Straus notes in this Webcast session on families, there are times when it’s useful to work with the whole family together Continue reading

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405 Bringing the Felt Sense into the Consulting Room

Joan Klagsbrun

Joan KlagsbrunWhen clients get stuck in their emotions—reactive anger, overwhelming sadness, frantic worry—engaging them in a body-oriented felt sense of their experience can guide them toward healing, movement, and growth. In this Webcast Session, learn how to Continue reading

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406 When is Attachment the Issue?

Bruce Ecker

Bruce EckerCritics of attachment theory have raised concerns about therapists becoming too eager to arbitrarily trace every problematic behavior back to some early attachment injury. In this Webcast Session, Bruce Ecker acknowledges that attachment theory can’t Continue reading

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407 Interrupting the Anxiety Cycle

Danie Beaulieu

Danie BeaulieuAnxiety is the most common problem that clients bring into psychotherapy. This session from our Anxiety Webcast Series highlights the importance of bringing nonverbal, experiential methods into the consulting room. Expand your range of active Continue reading

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502 Using Mindfulness to Deepen Emotional Experience

Diana Fosha

Esther PerelFor webcast presenter Diana Fosha, emotion is more than a feeling—it’s a whole body experience. With the goal of helping her clients connect to their own vitality, she engages them in experiential practices designed to integrate mind and body. Explore Continue reading

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503 Male-Friendly Psychotherapy

Pat Love

Pat LoveLet’s face it—many men who come to therapy think it simply isn’t a “guy thing.” Unfortunately, therapists have reinforced this perception by being slow to recognize the distinct strengths men bring to relationships. In this Webcast session on couples Continue reading

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504 Interpersonal Neurobiology in the Consulting Room

Dan Siegel

Dan SiegelThese days, it’s hard to ignore the huge amount of research and energy currently being devoted to neuroscience. In this Webcast Session on neurobiology, Daniel Siegel argues that our cache of knowledge about the brain is more valuable when integrated Continue reading

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506 The 5 Essential Ingredients of Effective Trauma Treatment

Mary Jo Barrett

Mary Jo BarrettNo area of therapeutic practice has undergone more transformation in recent years than work with trauma survivors. This session from our Webcast Series on trauma covers what more than two decades of detailed follow-up interviews with trauma clients Continue reading

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